San Diego Attractions

There is so much to see and do around your San Diego apartment. In addition to the listings below, check out some of the best free things to explore in San Diego.

BALBOA PARK
Highway 163 & Park Boulevard
San Diego
619-239-0512
Over 1,200 acres of gardens, galleries and museums. Lots of grass, trees and picnic grounds.

BELMONT PARK 
Mission Blvd & West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego
858-488-1549
Amusement park, with Giant Dipper roller coaster. Visit the Plunge, city’s largest swimming pool.  Good ocean view restaurants.

BIRCH AQUARIUM
2300 Expedition Way @ Scripps
La Jolla
858-534-3474
Huge tanks displaying over 1,500 saltwater fish. Large tank recreating La Jolla kelp forest.  Wonderful coastal views.

CABRILLO NATIONAL MONUMENT
Catalina Avenue
San Diego
619-557-5450
Where San Diego was discovered by Spain. Wonderful ocean views and lighthouse.

EMBARCADERO
Harbor Drive
San Diego
619-234-9153
On the waterfront, and includes the cruise ship pier, navy piers and lots of shops.

FERRY LANDING
1201 South 1st @ B Street
Coronado
619-435-8895
Great views, shops and restaurants including Peohes and Al Fornaio.

GASLAMP QUARTER
Downtown 4th & 5th Avenues
San Diego
619-233-5227
Great restaurants, shopping, Victorian architecture, entertainment in an exciting old California atmosphere.

LEGOLAND
One Lego Drive
Carlsbad
760-918-5346
Scandinavian family theme park, providing a great experience for all ages.

OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO
I-5 & Old Town Avenue
San Diego
619-220-5422
Birthplace of San Diego, north of downtown, for great shopping, dining and quaint shops. Be sure to visit Bazaar del Mundo.

PALOMAR OBSERVATORY
Highway of Stars
Palomar Mountain
760-747-8702
See the universe through the 200” Hale telescope. Lots of exciting scientific exhibits.  Great for kids.  An hour from San Diego.

SAN DIEGO WILD ANIMAL PARK
I-15 and San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido
760-747-8702
See animals in their natural habitats, recreated on over 2,200 acres designed as a preserve.

SAN DIEGO ZOO
Balboa Park
San Diego
619-234-3153
Home to over 4,000 rare animals. Includes a children's zoo and Giant Panda Research Station.

SEAWORLD
17209 South Shores Road
San Diego
619-226-3901
Exciting marine life amusement park, with many daily shows and exhibits. Gift shop and refreshment stands.

SEAPORT VILLAGE 
849 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego
619-235-4014
Shopping, galleries, entertainment & restaurants with wonderful ocean views.